The CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply has eight core modules of 6 or 12 credits. Based on the operational and managerial levels of CIPS Global Standard, this is the essential toolkit to get you started on your professional procurement journey. This is the highest entry level professional qualification with CIPS. Completion of the Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Professional Diploma enables the award of MCIPS.
Developed using the Procurement Cycle as its focus, you will:
- Learn about the core principles, concepts and practical applications when procuring goods or services
- Gain essential knowledge and practical skills in contracting, negotiation, supplier relationships, ethics and asset management
- Understand how procurement fits within the rest of your organisation and how it can help to shape key future business decisions